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2021 Plant Breeding Consortium Retreat

The Fall 2021 Plant Breeding Consortium Retreat will be hosted at the Turfgrass Field Lab; 3920 Dr. Bill Gilbert Way, Raleigh, NC 27603. Below is...

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Fall 2021 International Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Our goal is to build a platform that would bring together a global community of persons directly or indirectly working in plant breeding, or with just the interest to learn about what is fueling plant breeding in different parts of the world.

Seeding Success with NC Crop Improvement

Quality control in our food system goes blissfully unnoticed until you discover a lime gelatin packet in an orange box, all yellow M&Ms in your bag, or worse. It’s about meeting customer (and regulatory) expectations every time.

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Turfgrass Research Aims to Improve NC Roadsides

NC State researchers are comparing the establishment methods and economic viability of roadside zoysiagrass for NCDOT to reduce management costs.

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Goodnight Early Career Innovators Named

Five CALS faculty members are among inaugural winners of NC State’s Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award.

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NC State Honors Exceptional Faculty

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2021, NC State honored 29 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person.

Faculty Focus: A Breed Apart

Amanda Hulse-Kemp crosses many fields, literally. As a USDA assistant professor in computational biology at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, she helps NC State plant and animal scientists elevate their research by incorporating some of the latest computational advances, data-based research methods, and tools.

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Dr. Goodman releases four maize germplasm inbred lines

The Department of Crop & Soil Sciences of NC State University announces a release of four new inbred corn lines. NC524 and NC526 are derivatives of NC320, both resulting from backcrossing NC320 to Pioneer hybrid 3737, a non-Stiff Stalk hybrid widely used in ex-PVP studies.

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International Plant Breeding Virtual Seminar Series

The Plant Breeding Consortium at NC State University has the pleasure to invite you to register and participate in the International Plant Breeding Seminar Series. We intend to have a Spring seminar series consisting of 6 to 8 presentations.

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Spring 2021 Crop and Soil Science Seminar Schedule

Please join Crop and Soil Science's Spring 2021 seminar series. Join the seminars at 3:30 pm on Wednesday afternoons. Zoom seminar detains are sent separately